The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 50 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.03% 2.70% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 2.85% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 15
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £34,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
729 527 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.05% 94.95% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 628 439 514
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Coventry region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 40 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 34 (75.56%) SQL
3 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (51.11%) C#
5 22 (48.89%) Java
6 21 (46.67%) Scrum
6 21 (46.67%) SaaS
7 20 (44.44%) Linux
7 20 (44.44%) Python
8 19 (42.22%) .NET
9 17 (37.78%) JUnit
9 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
10 16 (35.56%) J2EE
10 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (33.33%) Kanban
11 15 (33.33%) GlassFish
11 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (33.33%) REST
11 15 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 15 (33.33%) Perl
11 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 15 (33.33%) EJB
11 15 (33.33%) UNIX
11 15 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 15 (33.33%) JMS
11 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
11 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (33.33%) Maven
11 15 (33.33%) Ruby

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Simulink
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) SaaS
2 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) HTTP
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) LAN
2 4 (8.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.33%) SQLite
2 6 (13.33%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.22%) OLAP
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) JUnit
2 15 (33.33%) Maven
3 12 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.22%) MSI
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) J2EE
3 15 (33.33%) REST
3 15 (33.33%) EJB
3 15 (33.33%) JMS
4 14 (31.11%) Java EE
5 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 10 (22.22%) XML
6 10 (22.22%) WCF
7 7 (15.56%) Ajax
7 7 (15.56%) CSS
7 7 (15.56%) Middleware
8 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (13.33%) POCO
8 6 (13.33%) JSON
8 6 (13.33%) jQuery
8 6 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.11%) Physics
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) UNIX
3 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) Scrum
4 15 (33.33%) Kanban
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 14 (31.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (31.11%) Refactoring
6 8 (17.78%) MVC
7 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 6 (13.33%) Project Management
8 5 (11.11%) Migration
8 5 (11.11%) OO
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) OO PHP
9 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.89%) ERP
9 4 (8.89%) ITIL
9 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) C#
3 22 (48.89%) Java
4 20 (44.44%) Python
5 15 (33.33%) Perl
5 15 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 15 (33.33%) Ruby
6 12 (26.67%) C++
7 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
9 6 (13.33%) VC++
9 6 (13.33%) PHP
10 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
10 5 (11.11%) VB
11 4 (8.89%) VB6
12 3 (6.67%) PHP5
13 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
13 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
13 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
13 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Nagios
1 14 (31.11%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (31.11%) Puppet
1 14 (31.11%) OpenNMS
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Twitter
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) HP
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